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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Dual-Mode Notebook Switch Between Laptop And Stand ModesWhen you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,358 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Flex 2[pl_3099424_price], and the Flex 2[pl_2827557_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2358298_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this type and age. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Flex 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 15. The smallest screen size of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 10", the biggest is 16", and the average screen size is 13".

There are a number of other 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Flex 2[pl_3099424_price], or the Flex 2[pl_2827557_price] both from Lenovo.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 15 also have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to consider include the Flex 2[pl_3099424_price], or the Flex 2[pl_2827557_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2358298_price].

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Lenovo Flex 15 is a two SATA III connector notebook PC.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 15 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Flex 15 which has two SATA connectors.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15 is 270MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Flex 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 15 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Flex 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Flex 15[pl_2038302_price], or the Flex 2 15[pl_2403359_price] both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 15 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1448768_price] which is cheaper.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Heavy

The Lenovo Flex 15 is one of the heavier portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 15 (2.3 kilograms) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that has been available for more than two years is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Flex 2[pl_2827557_price], the Flex 2[pl_2561945_price], or the Flex 2[pl_2526880_price] all from Lenovo.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Flex 15 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Flex 15 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years. The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Flex 15 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 15. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 400 cd/m².

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this 2 in 1 laptop was released.

Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Flex 15 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative 9h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Flex 15 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2506743_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Flex 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 13[plb_2729756_price], or the Lenovo Flex 2 15[plb_2403359_price].

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Flex Memory Access
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 20 May 2015 by Socks

I've been using this computer for work purposes and I really like it. The screen is nice and big and the touch screen works extremely well. The computer isn't too heavy to carry around which is... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this laptop as I have heard lots of good things about Lenovo especially for business use, which is what my daughter will be using it for. I received it promptly only to find that it was... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2014 by Magico863

Powerful , fast and lightweight laptop , it's thinner than another 15 inch laptops I bought . It has responsive touchscreen and very useful when I use stands up option . And awesome battery - it... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2014 by Asad
(Verified Purchase)

I love the laptop... although i didn't get the orange laptop I ordered... the only downside is it doesn't have a DVD drive but i thought i can buy an external drive...

Reviewed 11 April 2014 by Shobhit Gupta | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this item from amazon in Jan '14. Things were great.. The laptop was really fast... However come April '14 (3 month into purchase) and the laptop will not boot... Kept saying OS not... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 59404159
Barcodes 00888228150390
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